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Pantolestes Cope 1872 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Eutheria - Pantolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40286

Synonyms: Anisacodon Marsh 1872 (no. 44093), Passalacodon Marsh 1872 (no. 50028)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. Second account of new Vertebrata from the Bridger Eocene. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1-3

Parent taxon: Pantolestinae according to A. V. Lopatin 2006

Sister taxa: Bouffinomus, Chadronia, Galethylax, Oboia, Opsiclaenodon, Pagonomus, Zhigdenia

Subtaxa: Pantolestes elegans, Pantolestes intermedius, Pantolestes longieundus, Pantolestes natans, Pantolestes phocipes, Pantolestes sabatieri

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Type: Diacodexis secans

Ecology: scansorial insectivore